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What types of plants are suitable for a kokedama?


The best plants for the kokedama technique

The technique of kokedama technique can be applied to a wide variety of plants. The best thing to do is to try it with the plant you like the most and give your kokedama the care it needs. However, there are plants that are more grateful than others and that adapt very well to the moss ball.

What should I take into account when choosing my plant?

First of all, it is important that they are plants that adapt well indoors. If we leave a kokedama outdoors, even if the plant itself survives and grows well, the moss can suffer a lot, especially if it receives direct sun or if the temperatures are very low.

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Secondly, plants should ideally be tall or slender. Hanging plants, such as potus or ferns, are also a good choice, but the moss ball may not show off as well, as it may be hidden under the foliage.

When choosing a plant, the growth rate should also be considered. If you prefer a kokedama that will keep its shape and size longer, choose a plant with a slower growth rate. If you prefer it to grow faster, choose a faster growing plant.

Finally, it is important to take into account the compatibility of the plant with the kokedama technique, there are some that can be more delicate and susceptible to this technique. Here is a list of our favorite plants for kokedama.

What are the best plants for kokedama?

At Omotesandō Plants we love Ficus Ginseng kokedama. Not only are they beautiful plants that brighten up any room, but they also adapt very well to the environment and are very grateful. The Ficus Ginseng looks like a small bonsai and what is most striking about this plant are its aerial roots in the form of irregular bulbs, which do not live underground but above the substrate.

The main characteristic of the Kokedama Pachira is the braided trunk, which gives it an exotic and elegant appearance. It is very hardy and easy to care for. In addition, it grows very quickly!

The Kokedama Chamaedorea is one of the hardiest and easiest plants to care for. Although it grows slowly, it can grow very tall!

Beaucarnea, also known as "Elephant's foot", is suitable for kokedama, as its thick roots are very well adapted to the technique. It also has a very original appearance with its thick trunk that resembles an elephant's base.

Asparagus is one of the most beautiful and Japanese styled plants. Its light green leaves make it perfect for kokedama. It is also a very hardy plant and you will find that it grows quite fast.


Anthurium Kokedama, also known as the love plant, is famous for its long leaves and deep red flowers. The kokedama adds an extra touch of exoticism. It is native to the tropical areas of South America and is a very easy to care for houseplant.

If you want to buy a kokedama but you can't decide, you can visit our website to choose the one that catches your attention, they will surely last long and will be very happy in your home!

Here we leave you a video with our Top 5 kokedamas!